Ex-Connecticut US Attorney dropped from Trump transition team

Former Connecticut U.S. Attorney Kevin O'Connor has reportedly been ousted from President-elect Donald Trump's transition team.  Vice President-elect Mike Pence took over the transition team after

News 12 Staff

Nov 17, 2016, 5:57 PM

Updated 2,750 days ago

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Ex-Connecticut US Attorney dropped from Trump transition team
Former Connecticut U.S. Attorney Kevin O'Connor has reportedly been ousted from President-elect Donald Trump's transition team. 
Vice President-elect Mike Pence took over the transition team after New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was dropped. Pence has since implemented new rules that ban lobbyists from joining the administration. 
O'Connor, a top lawyer for hedge fund mogul Steven Cohen, was reportedly one of the casualties of Christie's removal.
News 12 is told O'Connor's ties to Christie lost him a spot in the new administration.


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